Frederick Forsyth

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Forsyth in October 2003

Frederick McCarthy Forsyth CBE (born 25 August 1938) is a British author and former journalist. He is best known for his thriller novels The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Fourth Protocol, The Devil's Alternative, The Fist of God, Icon, The Afghan, The Cobra and The Kill List. He has sold more than 70 million books in total.[1]

Forsyth was born in Ashford, Kent. He said in 2016 that he worked as an MI6 spy for over twenty years.[2]

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  1. "English author, Frederick Forsyth, retires from fiction". Punch Newspapers. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  2. "Frederick Forsyth reveals MI6 spying past". BBC. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 27 November 2017.

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